This App Helps Food Stamps Last Longer And Recipients Avoid Going Hungry

by Anne Field

The Propel team (Photo: Tammy Kwan)

Startup, Propel, introduced an app that allows people receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)–the official name for the food stamp program– to check their balances over their smart phones, do budgeting and look for discounts at stores.